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Spar again bags top Christmas ad

As advertisers spread the joy of Christmas far and wide, it would appear this year’s box office festive ads have seen better years. Of course, revellers are once again reminded by Guinness not to forget to turn the lights off as the snow gently embraces Molly Malone, transforming Dublin streets and the ‘Home of the […]

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Chemistry set to close soon

Creative agency Chemistry is set to close by mid-January after a year of difficult trading. Managing director Ray Sheerin said that it was an “incredibly hard decision”, one that was not taken lightly. However, after a long and considered review, management felt that due to the sustained pressure on margins and lower spend they were […]

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Core Creative adds credit unions

Core Creative has been appointed to handle another new account in the shape of the Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU), Marketing.ie has learned. The ILCU has been with a number of creative agencies in Dublin in recent years, namely Havas, Focus Advertising and, most recently, JWT Folk, handling  various campaigns for car and personal […]

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Seán O’Meara joins Rod Stewart on stage

‘Grace’ composers Seán and Frank O’Meara were invited by Rod Stewart to take to the stage at the 3 Arena last night. The O’Meara brothers became part of the pop superstar’s sell-out concert by joining a troupe of leggy blonde performers while Stewart bellowed out ‘Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?’ to wild applause. Seán O’Meara […]

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Huskies creates SVP Christmas ads

In the Company of Huskies has launched a new Christmas campaign for St. Vincent de Paul (SVP) charity highlighting the harsh reality of poverty at this time of year.  For most, Christmas is a wonderful time of year, but for those struggling it can be the most worrying. But for some families their Christmas tradition will […]

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Conlon and Moran join IAPI board

Jonathan Conlon, the newly-appointed chief operating officer at GroupM and Abi Moran (above), chief executive at JWT Folk, have been elected to the board of the Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland (IAPI) at its AGM, which looked back on the achievements over the past year and presented the upcoming training and events for 2020. […]

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Odgers to work on Vodafone at Carat

Carolyn Odgers is to join Carat following the recent move of the Vodafone Ireland media account to the Dentsu Aegis Network agency from GroupM’s Wavemaker. A proven planner, strategist and project manager, Odgers worked at OMD Ireland for almost nine years. Prior to that, she was in charge of strategy at Chemistry for five years. […]

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Jonathan Conlon made GroupM COO

GroupM have announced the appointment of Jonathan Conlon as chief operating officer. With over 17 years’ industry experience, Conlon will move to the newly-created position with effect from November 25 from his current role of joint managing director at Wavemaker. Prior to this, he ran GroupM agency Maxus from its launch in Ireland in 2010. […]

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Huskies prizes individuality with Nissan Juke ads

In the age of influencers, social pressure and ‘group think’, In the Company of Huskies has rolled out a launch campaign for the new-style Nissan Juke urging young people to be true to themselves. The ad says trusting your instincts and not being the same as everyone else reflects both the Juke’s individuality and those […]

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BBDO Dublin kicks off GAA campaign

‘When It’s Club, It Lives Forever’ is the new slogan for this season’s AIB GAA Club Championship campaign across TV, radio, out of home (OOH), press, social and digital. Created by BBDO Dublin, the first wave will support the championship’s provincial finals and run until the finals in January, with a focus on the role […]

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Electronics top Black Friday list

The Black Friday shopping craze has been embraced by Irish consumers with many saying they are on the lookout for the best deals on offer, particularly electronic goods and fashion. Research by PML Group points to the shopping intentions of Dubliners on Black Friday. The study found that 40 per cent of Dublin adults will shop […]

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Why adland can take you anywhere

The Shark Awards and the Association of Advertisers in Ireland (AAI) have joined forces to host an event called ‘Après Advertising: Where can the skills you learn in advertising and marketing take you next?‘ The evening will see a screening of Donal Moloney’s short film, Ad Men in Sheds, with two of the featured ad […]

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Irish TV pushes its wares with new ads

Ireland’s TV companies and TAM Ireland is running a new campaign to promote the effectiveness of TV advertising. As from today, the new campaign will be broadcast across RTE, Virgin Media Television, TG4,  Sky Media, Viacom, Channel 4 and Eir Sport channels from 7.30pm onwards and will run for three weeks with other bursts in […]

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